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'''Antibalas''' (Spanish for "bulletproof") is a Brooklyn-based afrobeat band that is modeled after Fela Kuti's Africa 70 band and Eddie Palmieri's Harlem River Drive Orchestra. Although their music generally follows the musical architecture and language of afrobeat, it incorporates elements of jazz, funk, dub music|dub, improvised music, and traditional drumming from Cuba and West Africa.
AliasAntibalas
OriginUnited States
GenreAfrobeat, Funk, Jazz
Years active1998–present
LabelNinja Tune, ANTI-, Ropeadope, Exactamundo, Daptone
Associated actsOcote Soul Sounds, Chico Mann, Fu-Arkist-Ra, Ticklah, The Budos Band, Superhuman Happiness, The Daktaris
Website[http://www.antibalas.com antibalas.com]
Current membersMartín Perna
Amayo
Marcos García
Jordan McLean (musician)|Jordan McLean
Stuart D. Bogie
Chris Vatalaro
Nikhil P. Yerawadekar
Miles Arntzen
Marcus Farrar
Raymond James Mason
Will Rast
Timothy J Allen
Past membersAntibalas#Band members|see below
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